Wayne Rooney has his eyes on management when he hangs up his boots.
Manchester United and England’s all-time record goalscorer, now 31, is in the autumn of a career that began 15 years ago, when he broke onto the scene as a teenager at Everton.
Now, the United captain is looking towards the future, and is contemplating what to do with himself when his playing days come to an end.
And the man who has scored 250 goals for the Red Devils and won five Premier League titles, says he’d love the opportunity to lead his own side from the touchline.
“Of course, when you get a bit older you start to think a bit more about the game and it’s something I’d like to do,” he told Football Focus .